Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Letting Go

Okay, most of you that know me well know that I have LOVED the show Jon & Kate Plus 8. The first two seasons, especially, were my all-time favorites! Even though I do not have 8 kids (nor do I want that many) I felt a connection to Kate. I felt connected to her in that crazy stay-at-home mom kinda we all gotta stick together mentality.
The last 6 months of this show have been sad to watch. It's been very obvious, that this "happy" family is just not happy any longer. Now, having watched the Season 5 premiere on Monday, I must far are they willing to go? I mean, I keep hearing Kate say she wants to continue this show but seriously.....WHY??? Your marriage is falling completely apart and your kids can't go out in public without the papparazi stalking them to take their pictures. And that's just naming a few issues! So I just wonder how far Jon & Kate are willing to go to continue to seek money and fame? When is enough just enough.......

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Delaney's Surgery

Delaney pre-surgery

Giving some of her new toys a ride

Mommy & Delaney

Delaney killing time

Today, Delaney had surgery to have her tonsils & adenoids removed. I was NOT crazy about the idea of her having surgery but....I had to bite the bullet and do this. I mean, this poor child has had strept throat 7 times in the last year and it's just too much to say the least. She did really well! Everything went smoothly and we could not have been happier! I, on the other hand, almost broke down in the surgery room while they were putting her under anesthia. I'm looking at my sweet girl and the next thing I feel is her hand go limp in mine and I look over at her as her eyes are rolling into the back of her head. So sad! I just wanted to scoop her up and run away. But I didn't! So at the end of this ordeal, I have one very grouchy girl laying on the sofa with her daddy demanding more ice cream! I guess every cloud has a silver lining!!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A "Serena" in the making....

Here is our little tennis pro, Delaney! We started our first round of tennis lessons about 6 weeks ago with our good friend, Elle. They are so stinkin cute out there with their little rackets! And I'm sure all parents think their kids are good...but I do see some real talent in Delaney. Watch out've got nothing on us!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Jesus loves me....

Here is a clip of Delaney singing "Jesus loves me." They taught them the other day at preschool & I thought it is so cute! Her sidekick, Hadley, also likes to sign with her but was feeling rather shy when the camera was rolling. Enjoy!

Friday, May 8, 2009

Bob the lizard....

Delaney & Bob

Charli pointing out Bob for the camera

KC assisting Charli in holding Bob for the first time

Charli holding Bob successfully by herself!

Delaney & Jasper getting soaked playing in the water table!

Today our good friends KC, Charli & Jasper came over for a visit. While the kids were playing in the backyard they came across a lizard whom we've named "Bob." Poor Bob! They were in hot pursuit of him for at least 20 minutes before we finally caught him. Such tomboys these girls are! They were both delighted to catch Bob and get to hold & pet him.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Delaney's performance....

Delaney's preschool had a Mother's Day Luncheon yesterday. Before lunch, we were invited to their Music & Movement performance which is basically some dance moves they've been working on since January. They were all so adorable & hysterical! Poor Delaney....not the most coordinated child out there (must get that from her father!) Enjoy...Katie